The Team

Genryukan Aikido Instructors


Christophe Courtin
Nidan, BAA Coach Level 1
Co-Founder & Senior Coach


Phil Eyers
JAA Nidan, BAA Coach Level 1
Co-Founder & Senior Coach

Tom Davey

Tom Davey
BAA Nidan, BAA Coach Level 1

Tony Downling

Anthony Downling
JAA Shodan, BAA Coach Level 1

Jim Dempster
Sandan, BAA Coach Level 1
Senior coach and founder of Gowaryu Aikido.
Child Protection Officer
(contact via Gowaryu Aikido website)

The club is totally non-commercial. All fees go toward the running of the club, and the instructors receive no payment, preferring to practise and teach for the love of the art.  All the coaches are Nationally Qualified, are DBS checked and hold public liability insurance.